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Mock Trial end of the year Q&A

Mock Trial end of the year Q&A

Jasmine Lee, Opinion Editor

May 16, 2019

In the 2018-19 school year, the MVHS Mock Trial team went from familiarizing themselves with the new members and building their new family to finalizing the 2019-2020 officers. Throughout the year, the Mock Trial team has faced difficulties with choosing new officers and establishing bonds through prepari...

Uncharted Waters

Uncharted Waters

Andrea Perng

February 1, 2018

From mass shootings to natural disasters, from sexual assault allegations to violent protests, 2017 was fraught with distress and destruction, leaving many hoping for a better year. The future is an uncertain haze at this point. Some are expecting just as much chaos in 2018, given the trend of the pa...

Korean Club holds its first meeting of the new year

Korean Club holds its first meeting of the new year

Claire Yang

January 31, 2018

reshman Yan Zheng grins, grabbing a gift bag with various Korean treats and holding it up in excitement. Zheng decided to start off his year with a little Korean culture as he attended the first meeting of the year for Korean Club. On Jan. 4, Korean Club kicked off its meeting with a presentation rev...

New times, old traditions: Different types of new year’s celebrations

New times, old traditions: Different types of new year’s celebrations

Michelle Wong

January 31, 2018

rom the traditional Persian Haft-Seen to making mochi, different cultures have their own unique ways of welcoming the new year. Although not all of these celebrations fall on the same day, students can be seen celebrating their heritages and hoping for good fortune in the upcoming months. For sophomore Ka...

Korean club holds their first meeting of the year

Korean club holds their first meeting of the year

Claire Yang

September 28, 2017

s the bell rang signalling the beginning of lunch and the last few people took their seats in room E202, Korean Club’s first meeting of the year began. The meeting, held on Thursday, Sept. 28, was led by officers senior Ashley Chang, senior Haemin Jeong, sophomore Hannah Lee and sophomore Kelly Sad...

A vested interest: Art Club’s first meeting of the year

A vested interest: Art Club’s first meeting of the year

Priya Reddy

September 14, 2017

As a way to kick off the new school year Art Club held its first meeting in room F103 this Monday, Sept. 11,  to introduce the club and the new officer team. In their powerpoint, the new club officers went over a few interesting facts about themselves —  such as their favored art mediums — as we...

Old and new members alike share thoughts on Speech and Debate

Old and new members alike share thoughts on Speech and Debate

Fatima Ali

September 27, 2015

ith the start of each school year, a myriad of clubs rush to promote themselves, striving to inspire interest in new members and foster leadership in returning members. Speech and Debate is no exception. As the new year begins and younger officers assume leadership of the club  — junior Sajeev Saluja w...